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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Macrouridae Grenadiers or rattails
Subfamily: Macrourinae
Genus: Lucigadus

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Lucigadus acrolophus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Lucigadus lucifer
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Lucigadus microlepis
[Smallfin whiptail]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Lucigadus nigromaculatus (McCulloch, 1907)

Photo by FAO
 
Lucigadus nigromaculatus
[Blackspotted grenadier]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific.

Lucigadus nigromarginatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lucigadus nigromarginatus
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southeast Atlantic and So
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Lucigadus ori (Smith, 1968)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Lucigadus ori
[Bronze whiptail]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30.1 cm TL

 
Lucigadus potronus
[]
7 Species of Family Macrouridae with Genus Lucigadus
(Grenadiers or rattails)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1997 Lucigadus acrolophus Western Central Pacific 18 TL
1912 Lucigadus lucifer Western Pacific 11 TL
1878 Lucigadus microlepis Smallfin whiptail Western Pacific 16 TL
1907 Lucigadus nigromaculatus Blackspotted grenadier Indo-West Pacific 34 TL
1912 Lucigadus nigromarginatus Western Pacific.
1968 Lucigadus ori Bronze whiptail Southeast Atlantic and So 22 TL
1971 Lucigadus potronus Southeast Pacific 30.1 TL



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